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Scholar Edition, Volume 5, 2013

Issue 1
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A review of cognition in Huntington's disease
Eve Dumas, Simon van den Bogaard, Huub Middelkoop, Raymund Roos
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.1-18
Managing Editor: Ahmad Aziz
DOI: 10.2741/S355 Published: 01 January 2013
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Importance of TRP channels in pain: implications for stress
Ashutosh Kumar, Luna Goswami, Chandan Goswami
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.19-38
Managing Editor: Palok Aich
DOI: 10.2741/S356 Published: 01 January 2013
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Point-of-care biosensor system
Arvind Sai Sarathi Vasan, Dinesh Michael Mahadeo, Ravi Doraiswami, Yunhan Huang, Michael Pecht
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.39-71
Managing Editor: Zoraida P. Aguilar
DOI: 10.2741/S357 Published: 01 January 2013
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Role of WWOX/WOX1 in Alzheimer's disease pathology and in cell death signaling
Chih-Chung Teng, Ya-Ting Yang, Yu-Chi Chen, Yu-Min Kuo, Chun-I Sze
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.72-85
Managing Editor: Nan-Shan Chang
DOI: 10.2741/S358 Published: 01 January 2013
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Role of innate immunity in cardiac inflammation after myocardial infarction
Lucas Liaudet, Nathalie Rosenblatt-Velin
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.86-104
Managing Editor: Sean Barry
DOI: 10.2741/S359 Published: 01 January 2013
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The role of innate signals in B cell immunity to influenza virus
Stephen O. Priest, Nicole Baumgarth
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.105-117
Managing Editor: Isabelle Bekeredjian-Ding
DOI: 10.2741/S360 Published: 01 January 2013
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Current status of human pluripotent stem cell based in vitro toxicity tests

Martina Klaric, Johannes Winkler, Kinga Vojnits, Kesavan Meganathan, Smita Jagtap, Roberto Ensenat-Waser, Juergen Hescheler, Agapios Sachinidis, Susanne Bremer-Hoffmann
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.118-133
Managing Editor: Agapios Sachinidis
DOI: 10.2741/S361 Published: 01 January 2013
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Protective cardiovascular and renal actions of vitamin D and estrogen
Pandu Gangula, Yuan–Lin Dong, Ayman Al-Hendy, Gloria Richard-Davis, Montgomery-Rice Valerie, Georges Haddad, Richard Millis, Susanne B. Nicholas, Diane Moseberry
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.134-148
Managing Editor: Indrajit Chowdhury
DOI: 10.2741/S362 Published: 01 January 2013
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Discrete, qualitative models of interaction networks
Kathrin Ballerstein, Utz-Uwe Haus, Jonathan Axel Lindquist, Tilo Beyer, Burkhart Schraven, Robert Weismantel
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.149-166
Managing Editor: Wolfgang Schamel
DOI: 10.2741/S363 Published: 01 January 2013
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Experimental advances in understanding allergic airway inflammation
Christine M. Deppong, Jonathan M. Green
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.167-180
Managing Editor: Alexander Sasha Krupnick
DOI: 10.2741/S364 Published: 01 January 2013
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Aging and male reproductive function: a mitochondrial perspective
Sandra Amaral, Alexandra Amaral, Joao Ramalho-Santos
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.181-197
Managing Editor: Indrajit Chowdhury
DOI: 10.2741/S365 Published: 01 January 2013
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Cytosolic (pro)renin and the matter of intracellular renin actions
Jorg Peters
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.198-205
Managing Editor: Fumiaki Suzuki
DOI: 10.2741/S366 Published: 01 January 2013
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Superfamily 1 helicases
Neville S. Gilhooly, Emma J. Gwynn, Mark S. Dillingham
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.206-216
Managing Editor: Piero R. Bianco
DOI: 10.2741/S367 Published: 01 January 2013
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Cellular basis of hepatic fibrosis and its role in inflammation and cancer
Peri Kocabayoglu, Scott L. Friedman
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.217-230
Managing Editor: Rajagopal N. Aravalli
DOI: 10.2741/S368 Published: 01 January 2013
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Targeting EGFR and IGF 1R: a promising combination therapy for metastatic cancer
Inderpal Singh, Hina Amin, Bilal Rah, Anindya Goswami
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.231-246
Managing Editor: Indrajit Chowdhury
DOI: 10.2741/S369 Published: 01 January 2013
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Vitamin D3: an ever green molecule
Michele Di Rosa, Lucia Malaguarnera, Anna Nicolosi, Cristina Sanfilippo, Clorinda Mazzarino, Piero Pavone, Massimiliano Berretta, Stefano Cosentino, Bruno Cacopardo, Marilia Rita Pinzone, Giuseppe Nunnari
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.247-260
Managing Editor: Fabio Galvano
DOI: 10.2741/S370 Published: 01 January 2013
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Presynaptic dopamine modulation by stimulant self-administration
Rodrigo A. Espana, Sara R. Jones
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.261-276
Managing Editor: R. N. Addy
DOI: 10.2741/S371 Published: 01 January 2013
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Suppressors of cytokine signalling-3 and -1 in human carcinogenesis
Zoran Culig
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.277-283
Managing Editor: Serge Haan
DOI: 10.2741/S372 Published: 01 January 2013
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Micro segmented flow-functional elements and biotechnical applications
Yonggang Zhu, Nan Wu, Christopher J. Easton
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.284-304
Managing Editor: Michael Koehler
DOI: 10.2741/S373 Published: 01 January 2013
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Calcium signalling in chondrogenesis: implications for cartilage repair
Csaba Matta, Roza Zakany
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.305-324
Managing Editor: Ali Mobasheri
DOI: 10.2741/S374 Published: 01 January 2013
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Genetic spectrum of cardiomyopathies with neuromuscular phenotype
Anna Kostareva, Thomas Sejersen, Gunnar Sjoberg
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.325-340
Managing Editor: Homa Tajsharghi
DOI: 10.2741/S375 Published: 01 January 2013
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Reactive electrophilic metabolites of aromatic amine and amide carcinogens
Philip David Josephy, Michael Novak
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.341-359
Managing Editor: King-Thom Chung
DOI: 10.2741/S376 Published: 01 January 2013
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Mitochondrial genetics and osteoarthritis
Ignacio Rego-Perez, Mercedes Fernandez-Moreno, Angel Soto-Hermida, Carlos Fenandez-Lopez, Natividad Oreiro, Francisco J. Blanco
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.360-368
Managing Editor: Ali Mobasheri
DOI: 10.2741/S377 Published: 01 January 2013
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Biomimetic materials for controlling bone cell responses
Olivier Drevelle, Nathalie Faucheux
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 1, pp.369-395
Managing Editor: Roger J. Narayan
DOI: 10.2741/S378 Published: 01 January 2013
Issue 2
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Genomic stability disorders: from budding yeast to humans
Nicolas Carlos Hoch, Xianning Lai, Jörg Heierhorst
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.396-411
Managing Editor: Alan L. Munn
DOI: 10.2741/S379 Published: 01 January 2013
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Potential of epigenetic mechanisms in AMD pathology
Janusz Blasiak, Antero Salminen, Kai Kaarniranta
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.412-425
Managing Editor: Kai Kaarniranta
DOI: 10.2741/S380 Published: 01 January 2013
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Tau aggregates as immunotherapeutic targets
Diana L. Castillo-Carranza, Cristian A. Lasagna-Reeves, Rakez Kayed
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.426-438
Managing Editor: Agata Copani
DOI: 10.2741/S381 Published: 01 January 2013
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Insulin-like growth factor receptor type I as a target for cancer therapy
Nathalie Corvaia, Alain Beck, Véronique Caussanel, Liliane Goetsch
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.439-450
Managing Editor: Helmout Modjtahedi
DOI: 10.2741/S382 Published: 01 January 2013
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Oocyte maturation: a story of arrest and release
Aritro Sen, Francesco Caiazza
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.451-477
Managing Editor: Indrajit Chowdhury
DOI: 10.2741/S383 Published: 01 January 2013
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A statistical mechanics handbook for protein-ligand binding simulation
Walter Rocchia, Sara Bonella
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.478-495
Managing Editor: Indrajit Chowdhury
DOI: 10.2741/S384 Published: 01 January 2013
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Multifunctional scaffolds in eggs: sites for localization, signal transduction and meiotic spindle polarity
James J. Faust, David G. Capco
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.496-506
Managing Editor: Indrajit Chowdhury
DOI: 10.2741/S385 Published: 01 January 2013
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Cervical mucus: from biochemical structure to clinical implications
Marija Curlin, Danijel Bursac
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.507-515
Managing Editor: Nives Pecina-Slaus
DOI: 10.2741/S386 Published: 01 January 2013
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Chemical warfare agent detection: a review of current trends and future perspective
Eden Joy Pacsial-Ong, Zoraida P. Aguilar
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.516-543
Managing Editor: Zoraida P. Aguilar
DOI: 10.2741/S387 Published: 01 January 2013
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Sumo paralogs: redundancy and divergencies

Simona Citro, Susanna Chiocca
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.544-553
Managing Editor: Mario Garcia-Dominguez
DOI: 10.2741/S388 Published: 01 January 2013
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Role of HuD in nervous system function and pathology

Nora Perrone-Bizzozero, Clark W. Bird
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.554-563
DOI: 10.2741/S389 Published: 01 January 2013
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The mechanics of shape in prokaryotes
Siyuan Wang, Joshua W. Shaevitz
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.564-574
Managing Editor: Tam Mignot
DOI: 10.2741/S390 Published: 01 January 2013
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The role of natural killer cells in pulmonary immunosurveillance
Pamela Rose Hesker, Alexander Sasha Krupnick
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.575-587
Managing Editor: Alexander Sasha Krupnick
DOI: 10.2741/S391 Published: 01 January 2013
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Obstructive sleep apnea and heart disease: the biomarkers point of view
Nicola Vitulano, Alessandro Di Marco Berardino, Antonina Re, Graziano Riccioni, Francesco Perna, Flaminio Mormile, Salvatore Valente, Fulvio Bellocci
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.588-599
Managing Editor: Giovanni Li Volti
DOI: 10.2741/S392 Published: 01 January 2013
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Quantum-chemical studies on mutagenicity of aromatic and heteroaromatic amines
Gabriela L. Borosky
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.600-610
Managing Editor: King-Thom Chung
DOI: 10.2741/S393 Published: 01 January 2013
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Changes in self-assemblies induced by temperature, concentration and light
Alfredo Gonzalez-Perez, Margarita Sanchez-Dominguez
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.611-630
Managing Editor: Paula V. Messina
DOI: 10.2741/S394 Published: 01 January 2013
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Designing a peptide-based vaccine against Porphyromonas gingivalis

Alberta Lucchese, Agostino Guida, Giovanni Capone, Massimo Petruzzi, Dorina Lauritano, Rosario Serpico
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.631-637
Managing Editor: Darja Kanduc
DOI: 10.2741/S395 Published: 01 January 2013
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Urban PM2.5 activates GAPDH and induces RBC damage in COPD patients

Araceli Montoya-Estrada, Yessica D Torres-Ramos, Arturo Flores-Pliego, Alejandra Ramirez-Venegas, Guillermo M Ceballos-Reyes, Alberto M Guzman-Grenfell, Juan J Hicks
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.638-649
Managing Editor: Frontiers in Bioscience
DOI: 10.2741/S396 Published: 01 January 2013
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Catalytic site amino acids of PKGI-alpha influence allosteric cGMP binding
Jennifer L. Busch, Thomas M. Bridges, Robyn Richie-Jannetta, Brian P. Hollett, Sharron H. Francis, Jackie D. Corbin
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.650-660
Managing Editor: Frontiers in Bioscience
DOI: 10.2741/S397 Published: 01 January 2013
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Migration of retinal pigment epithelial cells is EGFR/PI3K/AKT dependent
Lei Zhang, Fenghua Wang, Yuan Jiang, Shan Xu, Fengqing Lu, Wenqiu Wang, Xiangjun Sun, Xiaodong Sun
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.661-671
Managing Editor: Frontiers in Bioscience
DOI: 10.2741/S398 Published: 01 January 2013
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Clarifying haplotype ambiguity of NAT2 in multi-national cohorts
Silvia Selinski, Meinolf Blaszkewicz, Jose A. G. Agundez, Carmen Martinez, Elena Garcia-Martin, Jan G. Hengstler, Klaus Golka
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.672-684
Managing Editor: King-Thom Chung
DOI: 10.2741/S399 Published: 01 January 2013
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Adaptive network nanomedicine: an integrated model for homeopathic medicine
Iris R. Bell, Gary E. Schwartz
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.685-708
Managing Editor: Frontiers in Bioscience
DOI: 10.2741/S400 Published: 01 January 2013
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The origin of ovarian cancers - hypotheses and controversies

Nelly Auersperg
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.709-719
Managing Editor: Indrajit Chowdhury
DOI: 10.2741/S401 Published: 01 January 2013
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Self-renewal of the gastric epithelium from stem and progenitor cells
Werner Hoffmann
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.720-731
Managing Editor: Frontiers in Bioscience
DOI: 10.2741/S402 Published: 01 January 2013
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Assessing limb apraxia in traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury
Cristin McKenna, Uma Thakur, Bradley Marcus, Anna Mariya Barrett
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.732-742
Managing Editor: Frontiers in Bioscience
DOI: 10.2741/S403 Published: 01 January 2013
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Melatonin and clock genes expression in the cardiovascular system
Michal Zeman, Iveta Herichova
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.743-753
DOI: 10.2741/S404 Published: 01 January 2013
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Causes and consequences of low grade endotoxemia and inflammatory diseases

Trevor G. Glaros, Samantha Chang, Elizabeth A. Gilliam, Urmila Maitra, Hui Deng, Liwu Li
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.754-765
Managing Editor: Chuanfu Li
DOI: 10.2741/S405 Published: 01 January 2013
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STIM1 and Orai in cardiac hypertrophy and vascular proliferative diseases

Anne-Marie Lompre, Ludovic Benard, Youakim Saliba, Fleur Aubart, Jeremy Fauconnier, Jean-Sebastien Hulot
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.766-773
Managing Editor: Mohamed Trebak
DOI: 10.2741/S406 Published: 01 January 2013
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Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for injured growth plate

Awang B Shukrimi, Mohd H Afizah, Jacqueline F Schmitt, James HP Hui
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.774-785
Managing Editor: Cory Xian
DOI: 10.2741/S407 Published: 01 January 2013
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Biomolecular interactions: essential instrumentation methods

Paula Veronica Messina, Juan Manuel Ruso
Frontiers in Bioscience-Scholar Volume 5 Issue 2, pp.786-805
Managing Editor: Paula V. Messina
DOI: 10.2741/S408 Published: 01 January 2013